Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Panasonic TS2 and Sigma DP1 Merrill side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic TS2 has external dimensions of 99 x 63 x 24 mm (3.9 x 2.48 x 0.94″) and weighs 188 g (0.41 lb / 6.63 oz) (including batteries). Sigma DP1 Merrill has external dimensions of 122 x 67 x 64 mm (4.8 x 2.64 x 2.52″) and weighs 330 g (0.73 lb / 11.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sigma DP1 Merrill. Panasonic TS2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 23mm narrower, 4mm shorter and 40mm thinner than Sigma DP1 Merrill.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sigma DP1 Merrill.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sigma DP1 Merrill.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS2 is significantly lighter (142g ) than the Sigma DP1 Merrill which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic TS2's 2.7" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sigma DP1 Merrill's screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.